Tag: Minister Of Agriculture

74-year-old Agriculture minister, Nanono allegedly marries 18-year-old girl

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Alhaji Mohammed Sabo Nanono has allegedly married an 18-year-old lady. According to Daily Nigerian, the minister tied the knot with the young woman identified simply as Rakiya, in a secret wedding held on Saturday, April 3, in Jere Town, Kaduna State. It was[Read More…]

Buhari says Nigeria is not ready to reopen the borders -urged citizens to consume what is produced locally

President Muhammadu Buhari, at the weekend, said his administration was not ready to reopen the borders for now, urging Nigerians to consume what is produced locally, Guardian Newspaper reports. Fielding questions from reporters at the Sir Ahmadu Bello International Airport, Birnin Kebbi during a tour to access the level of[Read More…]

Rice Problem Soon To Be A Thing of the Past – Minister, Audu Ogbeh

by Tahir Sherriff The Minister of Agriculture has said that rice challenges in Nigeria will soon be a thing of the past. Speaking during an engagement session with journalists and the social media during a tour of a local farm in Abuja, the Minister stated that challenges which rigged the[Read More…]

Nigerians In The US Can Return If Trump Makes Life Difficult Says Nigerian Government

Audu Ogbeh, minister of agriculture, says Nigeria will welcome its citizens in the US home if Donald Trump, president-elect, makes life uncomfortable for them over there. Speaking with state house correspondents after the federal executive council (FEC) meeting in Abuja on Wednesday, Ogbeh expressed shock at Trump’s victory. Ogbeh said[Read More…]

To Earn Foreign Exchange, Nigeria To Export ‘Special Grasses’ For Cattle To Saudi Arabia

Audu Ogbeh, the minister of agriculture and rural development, says the ministry will begin the paddock development (growing of special grasses for cattle) in August. News Agency of Nigeria reports that Ogbeh, who made the disclosure at an interactive session with newsmen on Wednesday in Abuja, explained that after some[Read More…]

Minister Of Agriculture, Dr. Akinwunmi Adesina, Is Elected President Of The African Development Bank

Minister of Agriculture, Dr. Akinwunmi Adesina, is elected President of the African Development Bank (AfDB). His election was on Thursday in Abidjan, the capital of Ivory Coast where the African Development Bank Annual General Meeting has been ongoing. He beat seven other contenders for the top job. The cheering news[Read More…]

Akinwumi Adesina, Tells Story Of The Jonathan Decision That Saved Nigeria From Famine (MUST READ)

by Akinwumi Adesina When there was a flood in this country 2012, everybody panicked, President Jonathan didn’t panic, people said there was going to be food crisis. I remember I went to him, I had my detailed analysis done, Mr President people are telling you that we are going to[Read More…]

Agric Minister, Adesina Admits That Government Has Empowered 6,000 In The Sector

The Minister of Agriculture, Adesina Akinwunmi, has said no fewer than 6,618 youths have been trained in agriculture business and large scale farming. He spoke at the Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti, on Friday, during a press play programme organised by the United Mandate to enlighten youths on how to[Read More…]